What's Going On Here?
UK based Loowatt are turning poop into power, faeces into fertiliser and solving Madagascan human waste problems all with their new toilet technology.
Move over Thomas Crapper, the original toilet pioneer, these flushless, self-contained toilets are giving the world a fresh perspective on toilet use.
What Does This Mean?
Many Madagascan towns and villages have basic toilets. During monsoon season, heavy rainfall can leave locals literally swimming in sewage, meaning vast swathes of the population are at risk of disease and infection.
To solve this problem, Loowatt is providing hundreds of flood-resistant loos.
To top it off... and what knocked curious.earth of our stool - the London-based company have developed a circular system which makes use of this ‘waste’. Here’s how the process works: